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Rumer Willis to make Broadway debut in Chicago

Actress Rumer Willis will make her Broadway debut in Chicago later this year (15).

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's daughter will play Roxie Hart at the Ambassador Theater in New York from August to October.


The news comes two months after the star triumphed on TV competition show Dancing with the Stars in May (15) and one month after she had drop out of the reality TV show's tour because of a foot fracture.


Singer Brandy Norwood is currently portraying the character on Broadway, and Jennifer Nettles, Ashlee Simpson and Christie Brinkley have all previously played Roxie Hart onstage, while Renee Zellweger took on the role in director Rob Marshall's hit 2002 movie version.


Rumer isn't the only family member making a Broadway bow this year - her dad will make his debut on the New York stage in Misery in October (15).